Sep 11, 2010 7:00am PDT
people, just wonderful people are bringing in plenty of goods, food, water, clothing. but ellen, you're saying the red cross really can't handle all those goods, right? >> that's correct. the red cross really tries to give people immediate needs, meet their immediate needs. and that we do throughputting them up in hotels, purchasing food, clothing, things like that. but we can't take random quantities of these items. so unless you are a major corporation with huge pallets of water to give us, we can't accept water donations. really we're looking for financial donations because then we can put them to the best use. >>> i know the red cross would prefer a generic financial donation. but a lot of folks locally are saying if i donate, i want it to go directly to the san bruno victims. you call them clients, right? >> they are clients, but victimized by this experience. it's a terrible experience, and our hearts go out to them, of course. >> absolutely. so now, if i wanted to give money and make sure it goes to these folks, can i ear mark my donation, saying in care of the san bruno fire?
Sep 7, 2010 7:00am PDT
. critics say ellen was simply too nice. >> it was crazy, i think, in a bad way. >> reporter: and without paula's unpredictabili unpredictability. >> i wanted to squish you, squeeze your head off. dangle you from my rear-view mirror. >> reporter: even simon's sharp tongue couldn't save them. now, randy jackson is the only judge left. and "idol" producers are reportedly talking to everyone from elton john, to jennifer lopez, to steven tyler. tmz's camera caught up with the aerosmith frontman. >> they haven't called me yet. >> reporter: critics say that now could save the show. >> we need someone to ignite that studio with something incendiary to say. >> did you think you could become the "american idol"? >> yes, sir. >> you're deaf. >> reporter: idle chatter doesn't cut it. for "good morning america," sharyn alfonsi, abc news, new york. >>> when we come back, the curse of the flying fish. what will it take to finally give them the hook? [ girl ] bye mom! bye sweetie! you'll do great. [ laughs ] this is it! [ all ] 10...9...8... a new school year has so much potential! any resolutions? my r
Sep 13, 2010 7:00am PDT
that, because we're used to that, but how uncomfortable ellen degeneres was being the first presenter after what had happened at the beginning of the show. am i wrong? >> she's a vegan. she's a vegan. she knew what was coming up with gaga. i think that made her uncomfortable too. >> she had already called her to task for that and presented her with a vegan bikini and said if you want to make a statement -- >> that would have been interesting if she war a vegetable bikini. >> kanye and taylor, there was a lot about them outdoing themselves and it was so spontaneous the first time around. >> it happened last night and it surprised us all. it was organic to the night. when you try to plan and how to get back, it is not good. >> it got overhyped. didn't you feel it was like a -- it went on and on and on. her song went on and on and on. >> it was perfect typecasting too. he was dressed all in red, looked like the devil, the language was -- >> can't find a clip. >> we had to bleep him out throughout the whole song. >> it was an amazing number, though. >> her song was so sad and i felt like